Postdoctoral Research Scientist Position At Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

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July 12, 2014

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia UniversityPostdoctoral Position in Physical Oceanography, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

A postdoctoral position is available at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in the division of Ocean and Climate Physics. The postdoctoral scientist will collaborate with Prof. Ryan Abernathey on a NASA-funded project entitled Quantifying Surface Diapycnal Mixing by Mesoscale Eddies Using Satellite Observations. This postdoc will participate in the analysis of tracer fine structure in high-resolution sea-surface-temperature data and numerical models; various research directions are possible, depending on the candidate’s background and interests.

The position is available beginning in September, 2014. Initial appointment will be for one year; renewal for a second year is expected pending approval.

Search will remain open for at least 30 days after the ad appears and until the position is filled. Please visit our online application site at to submit your application a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and names and addresses of 3 referees.

Columbia University benefits provided with this Officer of Research position.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

We accept on line applications only.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography or a closely related field and a solid foundation in geophysical fluid dynamics. Expertise in scientific programming and data analysis is particularly important to this project, as is a track record of effective scientific communication (publications and conference presentations). Prior experience with satellite data and / or numerical models will also be advantageous.

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